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Turner's double-double sends Bowling Green past Jacksonwille

Nov. 11, 2019 9:26 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 15 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists and Bowling Green defeated Jacksonville 75-59 on Monday night. The Falcons (2-1) also got 11 points apiece from Daeqwon Plowden and Marion Sierra. Bowling Green shot just 27 of 62 (43.5 but made 10 3-pointers and...

San Diego State student, 19, dies after attending frat party

Nov. 11, 2019 7:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State University announced Monday the death of a freshman who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party. Dylan Hernandez, 19, went to the party Wednesday, school officials said. Early Thursday, university police responded to a 911 call that a student needed medical...

US women beat Costa Rica 6-0 in 2019 finale

Nov. 10, 2019 11:52 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. women's soccer team closed out the year with a one-sided victory over Costa Rica, giving the Americans 20 wins in 2019. It was the second win in two matches for new coach Vlatko Andonovski. Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian scored in the first 10 minutes and Lynn Williams came...

Santos scores 21 points in 83-65 Jacksonville win

Nov. 8, 2019 9:40 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Aamahne Santos scored 21 points with four 3-pointers, Bryce Workman added 15 points with 10 rebounds and Jacksonville pulled away early to beat Division II-member Johnson University (FL) 83-65 on Friday night. Destin Barnes scored 13 points and David Bell grabbed 12 rebounds for...

Fournette's growth leads to role as peacemaker, playmaker

Nov. 7, 2019 6:25 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was in the middle of three dustups this season — and got praised for how he handled them. Fournette pulled coach Doug Marrone away from cornerback Jalen Ramsey during their heated sideline exchange in mid-September. Fournette was...

$3k reward offered in case of missing Florida 5-year-old

Nov. 7, 2019 1:45 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000 to anyone with information about the whereabouts of a missing 5-year-old girl. Police in Jacksonville say Taylor Rose Williams was discovered missing from her bedroom early Wednesday. First Coast News reports the girl was...

Jones, Marshall lead No. 19 Xavier over Jacksonville 76-57

Nov. 5, 2019 11:03 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — It's easy to see why Xavier has some lofty aspirations this season, even if the Musketeers are just beginning to work out the kinks. Tyrique Jones had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Naji Marshall also scored 17 and No. 19 Xavier beat Jacksonville 76-57 on Tuesday night. Defense is expected to...

Jets hit rock bottom with 1-7 start as Gase's seat heats up

Nov. 5, 2019 5:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It took just eight games for a season that began with high hopes to hit rock bottom for the New York Jets. Adam Gase is on the hot seat. Sam Darnold is regressing. The seemingly always-frustrated fan base is seething. And, the struggling Jets are still only halfway through the season. "1-7...

Foles will start for Jaguars over Minshew after bye week

Nov. 5, 2019 3:26 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars coach Doug Marrone believes quarterback Nick Foles gives the team "a better chance of winning right now." Marrone announced Tuesday he will start Foles over rookie sensation Gardner Minshew "going forward." He made the decision during the team's bye week, saying Foles is...

Waller, Godwin, Chark among emerging stars at halfway point

Nov. 5, 2019 2:45 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Darren Waller was toiling away on the practice squad in Baltimore last November when the Oakland Raiders were intrigued enough by the athleticism they saw during pregame warmups to sign him away from the Ravens. Now a player who was bagging groceries two years ago while serving a...